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Lagos begins installation of 2,000 CCTV cameras

Lagos State Government has stated that it has commenced the installation of 2,000 Closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras across the state. Hakeem Popoola Fahm, the state Commissioner for Science and Technology, disclosed this at a ministerial press briefing on Tuesday, May 4, to commemorate the second year in office of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu led administration. Fahm said the number of CCTV cameras installed is increasing day by day, but, already, 100 CCTV cameras had been installed in Ikeja metropolis. The Commissioner added that upon completion, the project would advance Lagos state…

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“Nigeria separating is not acceptable to us” – Tinubu

Former Governor of Lagos state, Bola Tinubu has told those clamouring for secession to jettison the idea as Nigeria is better together. Speaking at the Special Ramadan Prayer, “Tafsir” Lecture, held at the Lagos House, Marina, on Sunday May 2, Tinubu said Nigeria seperating is not acceptable as disintegration could push the country into becoming another Iraq or Sudan. He said; “For clamouring for war, God will not allow Nigeria to experience it. If we say Nigeria should separate, people should remember what war caused in Sudan and Iraq. Such…

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“Baba Ijesha’s alleged crime is bailable” – Lagos Commissioner for Police

Baba Ijesha rape case: The Lagos state commissioner of police, Hakeem Odumosu, has stated that Baba Ijesha’s alleged crime is bailable. Baba Ijesha was arrested for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old girl for over 7 years, as many celebrities took to social media to slam him. Comedienne Princess came out to state that her foster child was the girl actor Baba Ijesha sexually assaulted. Taking to Instagram, the entertainer revealed that after the crash of her marriage, some parents allowed their children, six in number, to come and live with her…

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Photo Of Six Cultists Who Were Nabbed During Initiation Ceremony In Lagos

No less than six suspected cultists have been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command. They were nabbed for allegedly conducting initiation rites and attacking one Temidire Ogunbajo at Majidun, in the Ikorodu area of the state. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, said in a statement on Tuesday that policemen attached to the Ikorodu Division and local vigilantes arrested one Fatai Kalejaiye, 25, while initiating one Kolapo Ayeobasan, 20, around 7.30pm on April 19, 2021. “Fatai, who has confessed to being a member of the…

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How Police Inspector Shot A Man Dead For Questioning Search In Lagos – Source Reveals

File photo Jelili Bakare, a resident of Ajiran in the Ajah area of Lagos State, has been killed. The man was shot dead by a police inspector, Jonathan Company, because he demanded to know why the policeman wanted to search him, according to Sunday PUNCH. Bakare was reportedly relaxing at Quinox Lounge in Sangotedo, Ajah, on Tuesday, March 18, when Company who was on duty in the area shot him dead during an argument. The trigger-happy cop was said to have been arrested by policemen at the Ogombo division and…

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BREAKING: Lagos Vaccinates 12,720 People In 48 Hours

The Government of Lagos State has revealed that it has vaccinated 12,720 people with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine 48 hours after the vaccination exercise commenced in the state. The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, made this known through his verified Twitter account @ProfAkinAbayomi, on Thursday while giving the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination update for March 16. He said that from the 12, 720 people vaccinated, 6,535 were males, while 6,185 females. The state government started its COVID-19 vaccination exercise on March 15 in 88 health facilities, including military and…

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Lagos State Govt Approves 21-year Jail Term For Cultists

Lagos State Govt Approves 21-year Jail Term For Cultists Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, of Lagos state has signed the bill for the Prohibition of Unlawful Societies and Cultism of 2021 into law approving 21-year imprisonment for convicted cultists in the State. The State’s House of Assembly, in February, passed the anti-cultism bill, which also stipulates 15-year jail term for anyone found guilty of abetting cultists and residents who willfully allow their properties to be used as meeting points by cultists. Sanwo-Olu assented to the bill at the swearing-in event for newly…

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Nigerians donates N3milliom to a little boy living in slums with his family

Concerned Nigerians have raised N3million for a little boy and his family who lives in Ikorodu, Lagos state. A Twitter user Tunde Onakoya who shared the story of the boy, thanked Nigerians for donating as he revealed how the money would be used. According to him, the funds will be channeled to the family’s health care insurance for the next two years. He also revealed that the children’s education will be paid while stating that the money will be accounted for, after social media users asked. Onakoya tweeted; “We have…

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Sanwo-Olu approves January 18th school resumption date

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved January 18th as the resumption date for private and public schools in the state. The decision was reached after “due consultations” with stakeholders, including Governors, Commissioners of Education, Proprietors and heads of institutions, staff unions and students. Director General, Office of the Education Quality Assurance, OEQA, of the state Ministry of Education, Mrs Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, in a statement on Friday, Jan 15, said the Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo urged all school managers to enforce strict compliance with all subsisting protocols…

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Shaka Momoh Death: Owner of Planet One entertainment is died

The owner of popular entertainment hub, Planet One, in Lagos state, Shaka Momoh, has died, according to multiple online reports. He died today January 14 after a long battle with Diabetes. He was in the hospital for a while treating the ailment until this morning when he died. Segalink in a Tweet while announcing Shaka Momoh’s death, wrote that he died of COVID-19. He wrote; Lost another gem to #Covid19. The last time we spoke it was about our intervention on his case with a financial institution. Now he is…

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Nigerian Doctor Prescribes ‘punishment’ For Those Violating COVID-19 Protocols By Clubbing

Dr Bella Nifemi A Nigerian doctor took to Twitter to suggest to the Lagos state government on the appropriate punishment to be meted out to those who were arrested at a night club by policemen for violating the COVID 19 protocols. Writing on her page, @drbellanifemi, wrote the Lagos state governor and commissioner for health, advising them on the rightful punishment for those flouting COVID-19 guidelines. According to @drbellanifemi, those caught in the act should be punished with community service at IDH Yaba. IDH Yaba is an infectious disease hospital…

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COVID-19 cases hit all time high in Nigeria

COVID-19 cases hit all time high in Nigeria on Wednesday, with Lagos and Abuja posting more than half of new infections. According to statistics released by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Nigeria reported 1,664 new cases of Coronavirus on Wednesday, the highest in a single day since the pandemic broke out in February 2020 in the country. Lagos recorded 642 fresh cases, while Abuja posted 402 new infections and Plateau, 160 cases. Both Lagos and Abuja raked in over 1,000 of Wednesday’s new cases posted by the nation.…

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Lagos state govt directs all schools to reopen January 18

The Lagos State Government has announced January 18, 2021, as the approved date for resumption of all schools in the state. This was made known by the state’s Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, in a statement released earlier today. In the statement which was signed by the Head, Public Affairs, Ministry of Education, Kayode Abayomi, Adefisayo asked schools to make virtual learning available for sick or willing students. She said this was in line with the Federal Government’s directive coupled with the second wave of the COVID19 Pandemic. “All public…

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COVID-19: Couples must obtain clearance to hold weddings – Lagos government

Prospective couples have been directed by the Lagos state government to obtain clearance from the Lagos State Safety Commission to hold weddings. In a notice titled ‘Stay At Home’, couples were directed to hold weddings with not more than 300 people in attendance with prior clearance from the Commission. It read; “Weddings and social gatherings must not exceed 300 people with prior clearance from the Lagos State Safety Commission.” Director-General of the Lagos State Safety Commission, Lanre Mojola who confirmed this in an interview with Punch, said the state government…

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